Meaning of “soak sth up” in the English Dictionary

"soak sth up" in British English

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soak sth up

phrasal verb with soak uk /səʊk/ us /soʊk/ verb


If a dry material or substance soaks up a liquid, it absorbs the liquid through its surface:

I tried to soak up most of the spilled milk with a dishcloth.

(Definition of “soak sth up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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